A seated Fante figure on a typical Akan stool-figure, Ghana.
Collected between 1970 and 1980, private Belgian collection.
Wood, gray pigments, and white kaolin remains
H= 30 cm. Cracks in the wood on body and face ( see pictures) One hole under the chin, feet missing.
The pictures are darker than the statue that is a pale white ocre color.
It probably has been washed for one or another ritual and depicts a proverb..
This finely carved items is guaranteed genuine by David Norden a dealer with more than 25 years experience, and not made for decoration.
A written description will be included in your package.
If you want come see it, or pick it up in Antwerp, otherwise you'll get FREE delivery worldwide, and a WRITTEN DESCRIPTION in each package. All my picture are as close to the original object as possible, and I always take pictures of cracks in the wood without trying to hide them and details. What you see is what you get.
- Indigenous object name
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- 2nd half 20th century
- Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear
- Sold with stand
- 30×9×8 cm